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Nicosia Day Trip from Paphos and Limassol
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Visit Mr Ali's bookshop

A restaurant, a cafe and some tacky souvenir shops. But the unique shop is that of Mr Ali's second hand bookshop. Ali speaks six languages and is a charming cultured and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jilliana R
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
via mobile

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A restaurant, a cafe and some tacky souvenir shops. But the unique shop is that of Mr Ali's second hand bookshop. Ali speaks six languages and is a charming cultured and knowledgeable gentleman of 73. A bit of Bric a brac too in between 6,000 books. First floor had more shops but I did not climb the stairs. Historic building.... More 

Thank Jilliana R
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I dont think this is a good place to visit in Nicosia. although the atmosphere is traditional, there is no entertainment there, only few restaurants (poor variety of food). This is a nice place to spend for half an hour or an hour if you sit to eat and absorb the vibe, nevertheless, it has very touristic atmosphere.

Thank Arie P
Sofia, Bulgaria
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

And old hostel (Han), typical for this part of Europe and Mediterranean. There are restaurants, cafes and craft shops with souvenirs and many handmade stuff. Worths the time.

Thank Dimitar A
Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture is worth seeing briefly. We were there in winter, but maybe in the summer the little outdoor cafés are worth a stop too.

Thank hepeden
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9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing architectural work of the Turkish period in Cyprus. The Han was built in stone and marble to provide shelter for travelers from all over. It had 2 stories and over 60 rooms with 2 entrances, East and West and an Ottoman Mesjid in the center of the yard. It has a couple of restaurants and many souvenir and hand... More 

Thank Enrique M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a facinating place (read the history) & with a lovely little eatery in one corner, try the meat pies plenty to share & the rest of the meals are so plentyful & at such a reasonable price. Highly recommended.

Thank G B
Denizli, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was built with Ottoman period accommodation concept; a big inn. Well restored structure. Lefkara handcrafted products, souvenirs shops, cafes and restaurants will give you a good time to spend around 1 hour.

Thank egedoga
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very pretty place - redolent of Halifax Piece Market but smaller and of course more exotic. Coffee & crafts are in abundance although we settled down in the cafe outside. Something to tick off your list and genuinely more attractive than the modern Greek side.

Thank Higherkinders4
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13 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is something magical about this place with its old building, souvenir and accessories shops even paintings, I just feel out of this world when I visit this place. If you ever visited their don't hesitate to have ur lunch at that place as well, you won't regret it. The service can be better though.

Thank Nora S
London, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to chill with plenty of craft stores and cafes in beautiful surroundings. Picturesque and a good photo spot.

Thank Steve H

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